7 New Must-Haves for CrossFitters

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Are you a CrossFitter? Know a CrossFitter? Want to be a CrossFitter? If so, these goodies are for you. From getting you pumped up for a WOD to helping you recover quickly to even better allowing you to poop like a cavewoman (yep, we went there), these are the latest must-haves for CrossFitters …
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Using a Creative Toolkit of Meditations

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Hiking directly into a forest with no trail, no map and no sense of direction is a scary prospect, even if you know that once you get in there, it'll be peaceful and beautiful and serene. Meditation isn't all that different. Most of our minds aren't automatically at peace when we quiet down (even …
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WITHIN by Dr. Habib Sadeghi: A Study in Self-Love or Hooey?

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Before I get into this, I want to ask you to take a few deep, slow breaths. Grab your hippity-dippity hat, maybe also a cup of herbal tea. Partly because, well, those are nice things to do anyway, but mostly because this book gets real hippity-dippity real fast, and I want you to be in the right …
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5 Hippity Dippity Books (and One Movie!) Worth Checking Out

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You know how we have our hippity-dippity side, right? The one that likes to zen out, feel all our feelings, be empowered, meditate and strike a yoga pose better than Madonna herself? Okay, so we  probably can't compete with Madonna doing anything, much less yoga, but you get my drift. We like the …
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Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Advice from a Professional Bodybuilder

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Tom Venuto and I go way back. Not that he’d know me from Adam; it’s just that I bought his original Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book back in 2003. Dog-eared and highlighted to death, my downloadable version has seen better years, hence I was first in-line to snag an updated and newly available …
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Review: The Calorie Myth by Jonathan Bailor

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A while ago, we ran two posts from Jonathan Bailor all about the "calorie myth" and why counting calories doesn't work and how all calories are not equal. The posts were brilliant (check them out here and here). And now Jonathan has taken those ideas, TONS of research and examples, and put them …
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6 Healthy Books to Read in 2014

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If you're like most people --- including me! --- you've probably vowed to eat a little cleaner and greener in 2014. But just saying you want to do it doesn't make it happen. I know; if only it was that easy! To make a lasting change you want enthusiasm, fun ideas and, of course, recipes to keep your …
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How Cool Is ‘The Cool Impossible’?

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If you want to start a heated debate amongst a group of runners, you need just three words: "Born to Run." People tend to be very much for or completely against barefoot running, and this book is kind of a bible when it comes to this polarizing topic. The Cool Impossible is written by the coach …
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Want to Do a Triathlon? This Book Will Get You to the Finish (With a Smile!)

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Have you found yourself toying with the idea of signing up for a triathlon? You're not alone. The sport has reached an all-time high in popularity, according to Reuters, with the total number of participants rising 59 percent from 2008 to 2011. See? I'm not the only one jawing about it. While …
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